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Footed Bowl with an Inscription and Vegetal Motifs

late 11th–early 12th century

Stonepaste with carved decoration under transparent purple glaze

4 5/8 × 7 in. (11.75 × 17.78 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore
The unusual glaze on this bowl was tinted with manganese to create a purple effect. Only a few examples with such coloring survive.
Country Yazd, Iran
On view
Iranian/Persian, Islamic
Seljuk period (1037–1194)
Containers - Ceramics

Bequest of Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955), New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.